Speeding in Scaldwell
Scaldwell has seen an increase of over 40% in traffic through the village in the last 6 years – with average work day traffic now in excess of 2000 vehicles per day. With this increase has come increasing numbers of speeding motorists with residents in Scaldwell now expressing significant concern about speeding vehicles. With your support the Parish Council wants to join Community Speedwatch to tackle this danger.
If we join, all volunteers are properly trained to use the calibrated speed gun, just like the police use. We can’t (and don’t want to) fine motorists we find speeding, but they will get a warning letter from the police as a reminder.
We will also get signs reminding people to slow down and interactive devices that will display the speed of a vehicle for drivers to see. All designed to educate and make drivers aware of speeding in our community.
Any evidence collected from Speedwatch can be used by the Parish Council in any discussions with the County Council over possible traffic calming methods.
We need your help…
We need 6 to 10 adult volunteers to help with Scaldwell Community Speedwatch before we can join the scheme, so we are asking for your help.
If you would be interested in acting as a volunteer, or would like to know more about what’s involved, could you please contact me as soon as possible and no later than the 2nd Jan 2017. You can e.mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your interest in supporting the scheme.
It’s easy…no door knocking, no disturbance and you’ve done your bit!
Thank you very much.
YOUR DETAILS WILL NOT BE PASSED ON TO ANY THIRD PARTY. THEY WILL REMAIN WITH THE COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH PARNERSHIP FOR USE WITH THIS PROJECT ONLY.
From Cllr Purcell, Springbank, Old Rd